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Sunday Snapshot: Monreale Cathedral in Palermo

The exterior of Monreale’s 12th century Cathedral belies the rich interior it hides.¬†Inside, 6000 square meters of gold mosaics cover the interior. They shimmer as your eyes adjust to this spectacle. As you look around, the face of Christ peers down from above the alter whilst below saints and scenes from the gospel decorate the […]

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5 Places to Visit in Milan

What to do, where to go in Milan? Milan is the financial and fashion centre of Italy. It can’t compete with the historical sites of Rome or Florence, so it is often added to an itinerary on the second or third visit to Italy or as a stop on the way to Lake Como. I’m […]

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Milan’s Magnificent Duomo

Milan’s magnificent Duomo stands tall and proud in the centre of the city. Roads circle the Duomo and radiate out from here. Everything is measured in time from the Duomo. La Scala is 2 minutes from the Duomo, the Brera is 5 minutes from the Duomo, the Last Supper is a 10 minute walk from […]

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